VIT-RIT Centre

VIT-AP and Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), USA announce the creation of an International Centre of Excellence in Engineering

VIT’s Chancellor Dr.G.Viswanathan exchanged MoU with RIT’s Associate Provost Dr.Jim Myers, in the presence of Hon’ble Chief Minister Sri. N. Chandrababu Naidu

The Centre at VIT-AP, Amaravathi will focus on:


 Joint Research in Computers and IT, Microelectronics, Imaging Science and Manufacturing Automation
 Admission of VIT-AP students in UG and PG programmes of RIT
 Development of Faculty, Lab and Instructional Resources
 Curriculum Development and International Accrediation

About VIT-AP, Amaravati

 Mandatory Co-op programmes (industrial internship / work experience)
 Opportunities to study 2 years at VIT-AP and 2 years overseas for Bachelor's degrees
 Collaborative Master's and Doctoral level studies with International Universities
 Fully Flexible Credit System (FFCSTM) and Curriculum for Applied Learning (CALTM)
 Emphasis on real-world industrial applications and entrepreneurship
 Well-connected Placement cell
 Programmes with heavy involvement of Industry and International partners

About RIT

 Ranked #5 in Computer Software and Applications, Ranked #9 in Engineering-related fields (USA Today College Guide 2017)
 RIT provides one of the oldest and the best Co-op programmess in the USA
 RIT's Simone Center for Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship ranks #1 in the USA.
 RIT's School of Design ranked 11th among "The World's 25 Best Design Schools"( Business Insider survey 2012)
 Truly global experience with over 2,700 international students at RIT from over 110 countries
 International campuses in Europe, Middle East and China